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Tag: comfort food

Cinnamon Spice Applesauce

Cinnamon Spice Applesauce

Slow cooked and sugar-free, this is the easiest applesauce ever!  Break out your crock pot and let’s get to it! Even if you’ve been making applesauce with white or brown sugar forever, I promise, you absolutely will not miss it in this applesauce.  The apples […]

Hearty Vegetable and Orzo Soup

Hearty Vegetable and Orzo Soup

I was never much of a soup eater until fairly recently. Our 4-year old loves soups like no one I’ve ever seen and would probably be just fine with me serving some version of it every day. So, we’ve naturally all adapted and become almost weekly soup eaters. […]

Chickpea and Pasta Soup with Spinach

Chickpea and Pasta Soup with Spinach

Hearty without being heavy. This is summertime comfort food, as requested by our youngest aka The Soup Lover, who went back for thirds and then again for lunch the next day. The secret ingredient and the key to greatness with this soup is the homemade vegetable stock. […]

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

You know those days when you don’t want to turn on the oven or do any real cooking on the stove but you could really go for some good old-fashioned cheesy carb-loaded comfort food? I had one of those days last week and this mac […]

Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Happy Sunday!  Let’s make soup…. This is a hearty comfort food classic that gets a flavor boost with the addition of Pepper Jack cheese. And it you want to kick it up further, I recommend a dash or two of cayenne pepper sauce.

Chipotle Spiced Black Bean Vegan Chili

Chipotle Spiced Black Bean Vegan Chili

Hi! Welcome to This Wife Cooks! Let me just begin by saying — Wow! What a crazy storm!! Snowzilla dumped three feet on us and we were snowed in for three days. I never fully appreciated what it meant to be “snowed in” until this past […]

Tortellini Soup with Spinach and Tomatoes

Tortellini Soup with Spinach and Tomatoes

Hi!  Welcome to This Wife Cooks! As I type this post, the family and I are in full storm prep mode… The first big snowstorm of the year, recently upgraded to blizzard status, is forecasted to arrive tomorrow…  So get your bread and milk, then settle in at home with a […]

Vegetable Wellington with Chickpeas and Quinoa

Vegetable Wellington with Chickpeas and Quinoa

Whether you’re already an all-veg family or you need an entree for the vegetarians or vegans coming over (sometimes we really do get tired of making a meal out of sides), this wellington is a perfect accompaniment to any holiday feast! I have served it […]

Leftover Mac and Cheese Soup

Leftover Mac and Cheese Soup

Got mac and cheese leftover from Thanksgiving? Bring your side dish back to life by serving it in a whole new way and free up some space in the fridge while you’re at it.

Sourdough Stuffing Muffins with Apple and Fresh Herbs

Sourdough Stuffing Muffins with Apple and Fresh Herbs

Super cute and perfectly portioned, these vegan-friendly stuffing muffins are a fantastic addition to your holiday table. Use rosemary-infused olive oil for added depth of flavor. Prefer your stuffing a little on the sweet side? Swap out half of the sourdough for cornbread. Sourdough Stuffing […]